How to Repair Shoes

How to Repair Shoes

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Vintage book. Lessons on repairing and making shoes. Contents: PREFACE The Proper Way to keep a Shoeshop Making a Waxed End Some Points to bear in mind about Waxed Ends To make the Plain Stitch The Study of Different Awls How to Sharpen Knives The Square-awl like the Knife and the Chisel The Divisions of a Last The French Hammer, Welt-knife and Rhan-file Repairing a Heel How a McKay Sewed Shoe is made Preparation of Sole Leather Halfsoling a Shoe (nailed) The Back and Lock Stitches The Underneath Patch and the Backbone Stitch Shoe Leathers Putting on a Cement Patch Halfsoiing a Sewed Shoe Preparing an Insole for a Sewed Shoe Patching a Shoe at the Tip Halfsoiing a Turned Shoe List of Tools Necessary to haveIt is sometimes used to make holes in the heels before the heelnails are put in. ... HOW TO SHARPEN KNIVES Diagram in Chapter aquot;How to Sharpen Knivesaquot; tells you not to begin halfway the blade to sharpen a straight knife. Why? Becauseanbsp;...

Title:How to Repair Shoes
Author:Frank L. West
Publisher:Lulu Press, Inc - 2015-07-14


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